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Can someone send me a copy of the "counterpart" book "Reading code that noone else can read" please?
I have to fix almost 50 security flaws in a Rails project that has been developed by an intern who seemed to have experience only in Perl, PHP and severe substance abuse...
So we're talking manual SQL with string interpolations and templates with tags that were deprecated in HTML4.
I'll need medical marijuana before the year's over...
@mishaor I'm supposed to stick to the security issues. Everone else on my team knows Rails and we have a dedicated frontend developer, but I'm pretty much alone on the security front and everyone's up to their ears in work.
Besides, the project's on a constant "we'll kill it soon" status so no real work gets put into it - only security fixes. Which means it's mine and mine alone.
Well, fuck it I guess. I'm gonna climb the mountain and then be happy once I'm on top of it.
But O'Reilly has already published Mastering Perl.